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We have had a single female turkey wandering around our property lately.
Fun Fact: It turns out she made a nest in the orchard. I’ll see if I can get pictures of that soon.
Here are a series of pictures showing my slow progress:
Good things can come out of letting things slide, too. This is the volunteer tomato from last year. It survived the winter and now we have tomatoes in May!
This is the Bean Bay at the back of the garden. Since I didn’t clean it up in Fall, it got a little… crowded.
Here are two Garden Glamour Shots, two hours’ work apart.
Fun Fact: You can’t see the difference much, but there’s two zucchinis and 8 lettuce planted in the cleared spaces.
This is fennel, impacted into a cinderblock hole. It’s what happens when you let things slide for two years.
I could not pull it out of the cinderblock, and I wasn’t about to let it keep growing. So the cinderblock itself had to go.
Here are the new ladybugs for this year. They’re new — look how small, the fennel flowers look ginormous in comparison.
Fun Fact: Ladybugs are fiercest when young; the little crocodile-like larvae are voracious.
We spent the last three weeks putting this together. Isn’t it fantastic?
There is one great big wash basin (soon to be plumbed), two spaces for plastic drop-in tubs in the middle, and the far-right side is three sides of plywood: all the better to dump soil onto.